Old Glory


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Old Glory

n.
The flag of the United States.
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Old Glory

n
(Heraldry) a nickname for the flag of the United States of America
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Stars′ and Stripes′


n.
the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes, alternately red and white, and a blue field containing white stars representing the states. Also called Old Glory, The Star-Spangled Banner.
[1782, Amer.]
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Old Glory

A nickname for the flag of the United States of America.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Old Glory - the national flag of the United States of AmericaOld Glory - the national flag of the United States of America
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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References in classic literature ?
I still read the books to-day, but never again shall I read them with that old glory of youthful passion when I harked to the call from over and beyond that whispered me on to win to the mystery at the back of life and behind the stars.
At that dreadful moment her beauty shone out again with a gleam of its old glory. The grand woman, who in the old stage days had held thousands breathless over the mimic woes of the scene, stood there grander than ever, in her own woe, and held the three people who looked at her breathless till she spoke again.
It was that old glory that opened the series of companions of those morning rides; a series which extended through three successive Parisian spring-times and comprised a famous physiologist, a fellow who seemed to hint that mankind could be made immortal or at least everlastingly old; a fashionable philosopher and psychologist who used to lecture to enormous audiences of women with his tongue in his cheek (but never permitted himself anything of the kind when talking to Rita); that surly dandy Cabanel (but he only once, from mere vanity), and everybody else at all distinguished including also a celebrated person who turned out later to be a swindler.
However, it took several decades even after independence to revive the old glory of Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Fort, which had been highly damaged during the Sikh Civil war.
Old Glory carries the colours of New Jersey-based Zayat Stables LLC, which owns the colt in partnership with the Coolmore trio of Sue Magnier, Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor.
And now you can display your pride with the Old Glory Element."
I must confess, I cannot cover all these tasks of bringing back the old glory of Manila.
In 1976, the tank became a community landmark after Old Glory was painted on it to commemorate the nation's Bicentennial.
Downtown a mammoth new Old Glory from its dickey box atop the bank tower
THE DEPARTED FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS Sky Atlantic 10.15PM Ryan Phillippe is among US troops planting Old Glory on Iwo Jima.
Clive Black, of Shore Capital, issued a red alert about the firm and urged bosses to cut fruit and vegetables prices, return their Market Street aisle to its "old glory days of theatre" and ditch their tie-up with online supermarket Ocado.
// The park had a flagpole with / old glory waving in the breeze.